Oct 04, 2022  
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog

PHYSC 143H - Earth Science - Honors (and Lab)

4 credits

An enhanced honors version of PHYSC 143 , this course provides students with an understanding of the planet we inhabit. Students study Earth’s physical environment, rocks and minerals, natural hazards, geological history, and the fossil record. The course includes an investigation of dynamic Earth processes such as weathering, glaciation, flooding, earthquakes, volcanic activity, plate tectonics, and climate change. Please note that this is an honors version of the regular course – additional topics will be covered and topics will be covered in greater depth.  

Prerequisites: Successful completion of College Algebra or equivalent.